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Indian Army troops shoot at a Pakistani drone along the international border in Rajasthan's Sri Ganganagar sector, army sources said on Friday

A Pakistani drone attempting to enter the Indian territory across the border was shot down after being detected by the Border Security Force. According to sources, the drone was attempting to enter Indian territory at around 5.40 a.m. at Hindumalkot border near Sriganganagar.

"The moment it was sighted the troopers started firing, forcing it to return," said BSF official. Villagers residing along the international border have also reported of heavy firing. 

"The Indian Army shoot down the drone while it was making an attempt to enter the Indian airspace," army sources said.

This is the third Pakistani drone that has been shot at by the Indian security forces since the Indian Air Force carried out air strike at the Jaish-e-Mohammad terror camp in Balakot in Pakistan on February 26.

On Monday, the second drone was shot down in the Bikaner sector of Rajasthan, while the first drone was shot down on the morning of February 26 after it intruded Indian air space in Kutch district of Gujarat.